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Biden: US commitment to Asia beyond doubt
China's air-defence identification zone and N Korea's nuclear programme top agenda as US vice president meets allies.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 11:56 GMT
World leaders react to the passing of Mandela
Global leaders sent through their condolences after the passing of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2013 11:52 GMT
US trying to cool East China Sea dispute
The United States hopes to mediate China's dispute with Japan over the East China Sea.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 12:14 GMT
China stands firm on air defence zone
FM says US vice president told during visit that the decision to set up an air defence zone in East China Sea is legal.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2013 08:50 GMT
US and China set for tense air zone talks
The US vice president will meet Xi to relieve tensions just one day after critiquing China's stance on disputed islands.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 20:01 GMT
China cracks down on 'indulgent' officials
Government says 20,000 officials punished for breaching rules meant to cut down on extravagance and bureaucracy.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2013 11:44 GMT
China pledges bigger role for free market
Ruling party vows to let markets play a "decisive" role, responding to Chinese economy's decreasing growth rate.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 07:39 GMT
China Communist party kicks off reform summit
Four-day meeting to set reform agenda for next decade, as leaders try to push for more sustainable growth.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 11:24 GMT
Rural Chinese complain of discrimination
Beijing residents originating from other provinces do not have access to healthcare and universities in the city.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2013 11:10 GMT
China court upholds Bo Xilai's life sentence
Former Chongqing Communist Party leader was convicted in September on charges of corruption and abuse of power.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2013 09:07 GMT
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